Business Notes: May 7

May 5, 2014 

Business doings

Gather offers crafts, cooking, gardening and business classes at 111 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.gathernc.com.

Southern Charm Gift Boutique offers art classes in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. For details, go to www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, offers cooking classes in Waverly Place Shopping Center at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

Habitat for Humanity of Wake County plans to open its third ReStore in Apex in July.

Kiddie Academy of West Cary plans to open late this summer at 7350 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary. For details, go to bit.ly/1dASBkR.

Paragon Bank plans to open a new office at 5000 Valley Stone Drive, suite 102, Cary. For details, go to www.paragonbank.com.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce economic development meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at chamber offices, 307 N. Academy St. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Meet-Up will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 8 at Holiday Inn Express RDU, 1014 Airport Blvd., Morrisville. The event costs $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon Thursday, May 8, at Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary. To register for $35 per person or $450 per table of 10, go to bit.ly/1itBMYF.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Honor a Teacher event will be at 5 p.m. Monday, May 12, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. For details, email awrenn@carychamber.com.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Chamber 101 meeting will be at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, at 307 N. Academy St. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for members. It is free for non-members’ first three visits and costs $10 after that. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Paula Grossman and Leigh Mullins joined the sales staff of Weichert, Realtors - Triangle Homes in Cary.

James Robinson of Cary, a Modern Woodmen of America Representative, earned the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.

Scott Woodcock of J. Scott Builders in Holly Springs earned the Accredited Master Builder designation.

Kudos

Teresa Alvarez and Maria Cristina Flores of Cary competed in the McDonald’s Biscuit Bake-off Semifinal competition in April.

Rondy McKee, owner of White Tiger Taekwondo and Family Fitness Facility in Cary, was named a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Southport Graphics of Cary and Classic of Morrisville won PICA Awards from The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc.

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